Luther, Iowa

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Luther Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Boone
P.O. Box Zip Codes 50152
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.967
Longitude -93.818

Luther Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AMES 8 WSW
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station PERRY
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
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Luther Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 158 100%
Male 79 50%
Female 79 50%
Under 18 44 27.8%
18+ 114 72.2%
65+ 20 12.7%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 3.15
White 157 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Luther Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 154
Growth -4
Growth % -2.5%

Luther Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 37.5%
Norwegian 15%
Scottish 11.7%
Swedish 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
English 5%
Irish 5%
Dutch 3.3%
Belgian 2.5%
US/American 2.5%
Finnish 1.7%
Danish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Luther 158 $41,786
Ames 50,731 $56,439
Boone 12,803 $48,213
Kelley 300 $57,344
Madrid 2,264 $47,596
Slater 1,306 $58,036
Woodward 1,200 $43,333
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